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SHIPPING

Two days after he graduates high school, Ethan Rentschler will be working in the engine room of a Great Lakes freighter.
The U.S. Navy is scheduled to commission the ship on Saturday.
The first U.S.-built lake freighter in almost 40 years nears completion at a shipyard in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.
The Coast Guard cutter sailed into its new home port early Wednesday, arriving to family and a much-needed break.
At 650 feet deep, the wreck isn't accessible to divers.
There have been about 350 shipwrecks on Lake Superior. The Francis J. Widlar was not one of them.

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The 730-foot Algoma Progress entered the Duluth harbor on a cold, rainy Sunday morning. Launched in 1968 with a 250-foot self-unloader, the Algoma Progress was in port to load iron ore pellets and was expected to leave port late Sunday night.
The BBC Jade arrived in the Port of Duluth early Thursday morning, to begin discharging nearly 4,000 freight tons of wind turbine components destined for Minnesota Power's Bison 1 Wind Energy Center in North Dakota. On board the ship are 15 direc...

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